Instructables: exploring - technology - game - featured http://www.instructables.com Fri, 12 Feb 2016 02:09:05 PST BLOX v1.01 Mechatronic Basketball Shooter http://www.instructables.com/id/Mechatronic-Basketball-Shooter/
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Sat, 30 Jan 2016 15:08:50 PST
Interactive Dungeon Board http://www.instructables.com/id/Interactive-Dungeon-Board/
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Mon, 18 Jan 2016 06:32:20 PST
Simple Arduino LCD Game! http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Arduino-LCD-Game/
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Sat, 23 Jan 2016 21:46:52 PST
Guitar Hero USB controller with Arduino and Java http://www.instructables.com/id/Guitar-Hero-USB-Controller-With-Arduino/
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Sun, 17 Jan 2016 10:00:43 PST
Arduino Simon Says Game http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Simon-Says-Game-1/
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Sat, 16 Jan 2016 19:10:11 PST
DIY Arduino Game Show Buttons http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Arduino-Game-Show-Buttons/
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Wed, 6 Jan 2016 09:03:27 PST
Magic keyboard - Light installation http://www.instructables.com/id/Magic-Keyboard-Light-Installation/
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Mon, 28 Dec 2015 10:26:21 PST
KeyChainino - the First Game KeyChain Programmable With Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/KeyChainino-the-First-Game-KeyChain-Programmable-W/
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Thu, 24 Dec 2015 18:49:19 PST
Linkit ONE: LED Game http://www.instructables.com/id/Linkit-ONE-LED-Game/
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Mon, 21 Dec 2015 21:02:06 PST
Star Wars themed retro arcade game http://www.instructables.com/id/Star-Wars-Themed-Retro-Arcade-Game/
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Mon, 21 Dec 2015 11:32:14 PST
Mexican Mayan Cipher Wheel http://www.instructables.com/id/Mexican-Mayan-Cipher-Wheel/
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Thu, 17 Dec 2015 16:58:50 PST
Interactive Television Show Game http://www.instructables.com/id/Interactive-Television-Show-Game/
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Thu, 17 Dec 2015 23:25:11 PST
Program & Control Arduino + PHIRO robot simultaneously with Pocket Code smartphone app http://www.instructables.com/id/Program-Control-Arduino-PHIRO-robot-simultaneously/
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Thu, 12 Nov 2015 09:26:15 PST
Xmas Tree Game http://www.instructables.com/id/Xmas-Tree-Game/
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Tue, 10 Nov 2015 16:33:10 PST
Basic Wire Game http://www.instructables.com/id/Basic-Wire-Game/
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Wed, 28 Oct 2015 08:23:09 PDT
Text-Based Multi-Choice Adventure Game http://www.instructables.com/id/Text-Based-Multi-Choice-Adventure-Game/
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Wed, 21 Oct 2015 18:55:56 PDT
Skyrim Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Skyrim-Clock/
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Fri, 16 Oct 2015 14:02:21 PDT
How to make a gaming vibro-mouse http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-gaming-vibro-mouse/
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Fri, 16 Oct 2015 06:48:44 PDT
Turn your Crosstrainer in a VR Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-your-Crosstrainer-in-a-VR-Machine/
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Sun, 11 Oct 2015 06:36:30 PDT
Arduino LCD Game http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-LCD-Game/
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Wed, 30 Sep 2015 16:41:06 PDT
I made "Simon says" in "4LED touch write block" of 100 yen shop.Collaboration! http://www.instructables.com/id/100円ショップの4LEDタッチライトブロックとATMEGA168P-20PU-でSimon-Say/
I made "Simon says" in "4LED touch write block" of 100 yen shop.Collaboration! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2A/4GWY/IFBUOFZB/F2A4GWYIFBUOFZB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2A/4GWY/IFBUOFZB/F2A4GWYIFBUOFZB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2A/4GWY/IFBUOFZB/F2A4GWYIFBUOFZB.SMALL.jpg SANUKI UDON I found the "4LED touch write block" at 100 yen shop .I was tempted to make a ”Simon says”. 材料 ・4LEDタッチライトブロック ・・・1個・ATMEGA168P-20PU ・・・1個(または、ATMEGA328P-PU)・ICソケット(26P) ・・・1個・ユニバーサル基板 ・・・1枚・タクトスイッチ ・・・4個・3mmLED 好きな色 ・・・4個・電圧ブザー ・・・1個・3Mプラネジ(10mm)+ナット・・・2個(写真撮るの忘れました。)※ATMEGA168P-20PUとLEDは家にあった余り...
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Sun, 4 Oct 2015 06:03:42 PDT
3D Printing Models from video game http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printing-Models-from-video-game/
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Sat, 26 Sep 2015 04:21:45 PDT
Electric Labyrinth: A DIY Arcade Game http://www.instructables.com/id/Electric-Labyrinth-A-DIY-Arcade-Game/
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Mon, 21 Sep 2015 07:53:58 PDT
ATARI 2600 Video Composite mod http://www.instructables.com/id/ATARI-2600-Video-Composite-mod/
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Sun, 6 Sep 2015 03:22:07 PDT
DIY Retrobright Whitening solution http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Retrobright-Whitening-solution/
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Thu, 3 Sep 2015 14:11:10 PDT
Let's make a game controller! http://www.instructables.com/id/Lets-make-a-game-controller/
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Tue, 25 Aug 2015 15:10:32 PDT
Simon Says with LEDs http://www.instructables.com/id/Simon-Says-with-LEDs/
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Tue, 18 Aug 2015 11:53:50 PDT
Arduino Chess Clock - Multi-game Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Chess-Clock-Multi-game-Box/
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Sun, 9 Aug 2015 06:24:24 PDT
Video Game Emulators http://www.instructables.com/id/Video-Game-Emulators/
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Sun, 2 Aug 2015 19:42:59 PDT
Make a Custom Plush With Your Child's Voice http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Custom-Plush-With-Your-Childs-Voice/
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By: newdigitalboy

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Fri, 31 Jul 2015 07:22:42 PDT
3D Print your own Scrabble Set http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Print-your-own-Scrabble-Set/
3D Print your own Scrabble Set - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ9/TPFQ/ICD7F4CR/FJ9TPFQICD7F4CR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ9/TPFQ/ICD7F4CR/FJ9TPFQICD7F4CR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ9/TPFQ/ICD7F4CR/FJ9TPFQICD7F4CR.SMALL.jpg JJPowelly This is a whole Scrabble set I designed and made to be used for replacement pieces or to build your own set from scratch...Here's a video explaining how to set the pieces up for dual extrusion and explains the difference between my three different designs...Here's the Thingiverse Page...http://www.t...
By: JJPowelly

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Tue, 21 Jul 2015 11:09:59 PDT
LIGHTSABER!!! LED - 3D Printed - Fully Functional http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-LED-LIGHTSABER/
LIGHTSABER!!! LED - 3D Printed - Fully Functional - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZR/IXSQ/IBRRYKHC/FZRIXSQIBRRYKHC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZR/IXSQ/IBRRYKHC/FZRIXSQIBRRYKHC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZR/IXSQ/IBRRYKHC/FZRIXSQIBRRYKHC.SMALL.jpg JJPowelly This is a 3D printed Light Saber I designed as a personal project to keep myself occupied... Here's a demo video: Demo VideoLet me start off by saying this is a very easy print/make... The handle only has two main prints and you have the option of printing either 6 individual sliding cylinders or pr...
By: JJPowelly

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Mon, 6 Jul 2015 17:37:44 PDT
Color Invaders http://www.instructables.com/id/Color-Invaders/
Color Invaders - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJL/S0YM/IAR36P8G/FJLS0YMIAR36P8G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJL/S0YM/IAR36P8G/FJLS0YMIAR36P8G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJL/S0YM/IAR36P8G/FJLS0YMIAR36P8G.SMALL.jpg JColvin91 Hello!This is a fun little project that I was recently inspired to try out by Hamster's own Colour Invaders project. As the name suggests, it is similar in design to the classic Space Invaders game or (more similarly) the Casio's Number Invaders on the calculator. The idea behind the game is that di...
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Wed, 10 Jun 2015 12:54:37 PDT
T.A.P BOT (Touch Assist Player ) http://www.instructables.com/id/TAP-BOT-for-touch-screen-phones/
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By: souichi

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Mon, 1 Jun 2015 09:50:11 PDT
Portable Arduino arcade game http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Arduino-arcade-game/
Portable Arduino arcade game - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCD/GAK8/I9YBKLL6/FCDGAK8I9YBKLL6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCD/GAK8/I9YBKLL6/FCDGAK8I9YBKLL6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCD/GAK8/I9YBKLL6/FCDGAK8I9YBKLL6.SMALL.jpg ibenkos In this project I will be showing you how to make a easy portable arcade machine using the Arduino UNO and a Nokia 5110 LCDThis is the version 2 of the "Arduino 2 player game" Parts & Tools Below is a list of parts and tools I used to make this project.Parts: Nokia 5110 LCD Arduino UNO 9v batter...
By: ibenkos

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Thu, 21 May 2015 08:51:30 PDT
The High Five Game http://www.instructables.com/id/The-High-Five-Game/
The High Five Game - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGP/XFBU/I916G22E/FGPXFBUI916G22E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGP/XFBU/I916G22E/FGPXFBUI916G22E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGP/XFBU/I916G22E/FGPXFBUI916G22E.SMALL.jpg RandomFandom (A “Whack-a-Mole” game with no implied violence to small animals)This outline is really only for the prototype, which means there are lots of “band-aids” and room for improvement in the design. But it works and with small adjustments can be readily made more easy or difficult. Also, while the idea a...
By: RandomFandom

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Tue, 28 Apr 2015 15:03:16 PDT
Wire Maze! http://www.instructables.com/id/Wire-Maze/
Wire Maze! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4F/V1YF/I8YBOJHB/F4FV1YFI8YBOJHB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4F/V1YF/I8YBOJHB/F4FV1YFI8YBOJHB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4F/V1YF/I8YBOJHB/F4FV1YFI8YBOJHB.SMALL.jpg The Oakland Toy Lab If you loved the game "Operation" as a kid, and want to continue on your path of supreme hand-eye coordination, give this buzzing electronics project a try. What's great is you can change the path every time, anywhere from novice post-bac medical school applicant to the manual dexterity of Dr. Octop...
By: The Oakland Toy Lab

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Mon, 27 Apr 2015 14:49:37 PDT
What's Next... The Binary Game http://www.instructables.com/id/Whats-Next-The-Binary-Game/
What's Next... The Binary Game - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSS/H8XZ/I8SLQ6SD/FSSH8XZI8SLQ6SD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSS/H8XZ/I8SLQ6SD/FSSH8XZI8SLQ6SD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSS/H8XZ/I8SLQ6SD/FSSH8XZI8SLQ6SD.SMALL.jpg paulindallas What’s Next... The Binary GameBefore you read any further, I have to express myself in a four letter word that upsets a lot of people but is needed at this point.............................................. MATH ...........................................Now that I have said it and sent scads...
By: paulindallas

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Wed, 22 Apr 2015 17:18:56 PDT
3D Print Minecraft http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Print-Minecraft/
3D Print Minecraft - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAZ/1Z6T/I8764NET/FAZ1Z6TI8764NET.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAZ/1Z6T/I8764NET/FAZ1Z6TI8764NET.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAZ/1Z6T/I8764NET/FAZ1Z6TI8764NET.SMALL.jpg mkarvonen Making your imagination in game to real life!Make printable files from your in game builds.Follow these few steps to enter the amazing life of 3D print.Check the video for more comprehensive tutorial.Mobile users can found the video from HERE! Make the build you want to print. Simple as that. Jus...
By: mkarvonen

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Tue, 7 Apr 2015 10:57:41 PDT
Arduino 2 player game http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-2-player-game/
Arduino 2 player game - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/GF1R/I7MY778U/FWIGF1RI7MY778U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/GF1R/I7MY778U/FWIGF1RI7MY778U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/GF1R/I7MY778U/FWIGF1RI7MY778U.SMALL.jpg ibenkos In this project I`m going to show you how to make a two player pong game with a Nokia 5110 LCD that is controlled by an Arduino UNO. The game can easily be switched on single player to. Parts Here is a list of parts that i used to make this project Beadboard Arduino UNO Jumper wires (male to mal...
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Sun, 29 Mar 2015 15:21:25 PDT
Breadboard Battleship http://www.instructables.com/id/Breadboard-Battleship/
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Wed, 18 Mar 2015 14:09:11 PDT
DIY Game & Watch http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Game-Watch/
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By: Andrew Hannay

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Wed, 18 Mar 2015 16:23:40 PDT
Pokeball Speakers http://www.instructables.com/id/Pokeball-Speakers/
Pokeball Speakers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLG/A99Y/I74N6K7S/FLGA99YI74N6K7S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLG/A99Y/I74N6K7S/FLGA99YI74N6K7S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLG/A99Y/I74N6K7S/FLGA99YI74N6K7S.SMALL.jpg mkarvonen 3D printed Pokeball speakers with NeoPixels. What could be more awesome?Parts needed:-Speakers. I used an old PC speakers that has got a active "sub-woofer" witch power the speakers.-3D printer or some place where you can print them. Total print cost for piece was about 2 dollars.Plastic used in the...
By: mkarvonen

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Wed, 11 Mar 2015 12:10:47 PDT
Audio Treasure Hunt http://www.instructables.com/id/Audio-Treasure-Hunt/
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By: DIY Hacks and How Tos

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Tue, 27 Jan 2015 11:06:37 PST
BlockHead Breakout http://www.instructables.com/id/BlockHead-Breakout/
BlockHead Breakout - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F91/2FJN/I4YTKWES/F912FJNI4YTKWES.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F91/2FJN/I4YTKWES/F912FJNI4YTKWES.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F91/2FJN/I4YTKWES/F912FJNI4YTKWES.SMALL.jpg paulindallas I am a retro kind of guy and have always enjoyed the old “pong” and “breakout” style games.When I saw the 8x8 LED Matrix boards I immediately thought of a breakout game board, but my coding / programming is still lacking to accomplish that feat on my own.Enter sy2002 and his TeleBall a while back o...
By: paulindallas

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Thu, 15 Jan 2015 16:21:56 PST
Simon Game with a Twist http://www.instructables.com/id/Simon-Game-with-a-Twist/
Simon Game with a Twist - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPY/0M4L/I4MMOQBG/FPY0M4LI4MMOQBG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPY/0M4L/I4MMOQBG/FPY0M4LI4MMOQBG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPY/0M4L/I4MMOQBG/FPY0M4LI4MMOQBG.SMALL.jpg paulindallas Not another Simon Game!!!Yes, the Simon Game has sort of been “done to death” in Instructables. On top of that, I am going to refer you to somebody else’s Instructable for the construction and coding of this project, at least the breadboarding of the “untwisted” version. So most of the work for th...
By: paulindallas

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Wed, 7 Jan 2015 17:01:57 PST
Donkey Kong Bartop Arcade Powered By RPi http://www.instructables.com/id/Donkey-Kong-Bartop-Arcade-Powered-By-RPi/
Donkey Kong Bartop Arcade Powered By RPi - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR5/CVCN/I4GWWUA2/FR5CVCNI4GWWUA2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR5/CVCN/I4GWWUA2/FR5CVCNI4GWWUA2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR5/CVCN/I4GWWUA2/FR5CVCNI4GWWUA2.SMALL.jpg jhawkins14 This New Year's Eve we were in the basement of my friend's house. My 15 year old son and I had brought the 16 inch tall Donkey Kong Bartop Arcade machine we made together to share it. While the kids played the classics for the first time from decades ago, over the familiar sounds of Galaga, Pac-Ma...
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Sat, 3 Jan 2015 15:57:53 PST
IcosaLEDron: A Multi LED Smart Ball http://www.instructables.com/id/IcosaLEDron-A-Multi-LED-Smart-Ball/
IcosaLEDron: A Multi LED Smart Ball - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUB/64QT/I24LYBTV/FUB64QTI24LYBTV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUB/64QT/I24LYBTV/FUB64QTI24LYBTV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUB/64QT/I24LYBTV/FUB64QTI24LYBTV.SMALL.jpg Afritlabs What is an IcosaLEDron? It's a programmable, rechargeable 20 sided "ball" with a RGB LED on each face. Inside is a custom PCB equipped with the Atmega328p that is Arduino compatible allowing for easy programming of different effects. With twenty WS2812B LEDs (also known as Neopixels) positioned equa...
By: Afritlabs

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Mon, 3 Nov 2014 20:09:42 PST
Creating Custom 3D Cribbage Boards With a Laser Cutter! http://www.instructables.com/id/Creating-Custom-Cribbage-Boards/
Creating Custom 3D Cribbage Boards With a Laser Cutter! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEY/OD8X/I4PHMAS1/FEYOD8XI4PHMAS1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEY/OD8X/I4PHMAS1/FEYOD8XI4PHMAS1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEY/OD8X/I4PHMAS1/FEYOD8XI4PHMAS1.SMALL.jpg MrTravisHiggins Hey there people!Today I'm going to try and show you how to make a cribbage board using a Laser Cutter!At least point you in the right direction to getting started.* I just recently started making cribbage boards for friends and family this year, and have started to make it into a small business whi...
By: MrTravisHiggins

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Tue, 30 Dec 2014 02:59:36 PST
FPGA Tic Tac Toe http://www.instructables.com/id/FPGA-Tic-Tac-Toe/
FPGA Tic Tac Toe - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIV/B2YH/I3KBSMYA/FIVB2YHI3KBSMYA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIV/B2YH/I3KBSMYA/FIVB2YHI3KBSMYA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIV/B2YH/I3KBSMYA/FIVB2YHI3KBSMYA.SMALL.jpg RyanFrawley "Tic Tac Toe? What's that? I've never heard of that."- Nobody everBy Ryan Frawley and Derek NguyenThis guide will show you how to make a working Tic Tac Toe game in VHDL on a Nexys 2 FPGA board. This tutorial was done for part of a Cal Poly CPE 133 final project.Parts list: - RGB LEDhttp://www.amazo...
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Fri, 12 Dec 2014 00:29:18 PST